Preventing and treating illness

How can chronic stress affect your heart?

A recent study has found a link between chronic stress and heart problems. This highlights the importance of effectively managing stress to maintain good heart health.

How can chronic stress affect your heart?

A recent study has found a link between chronic stress and heart problems. This highlights the importance of effectively managing stress to maintain good heart health.

  • December 18, 2012

    How to quit smoking

    Why not make this the year you quit smoking? From medications to support groups, kicking your costly habit is easier than ever.

  • October 09, 2012

    Managing a pet allergy

    Is Rover or Fluffy sending you into fits of sneezing and wheezing? While removing your pet is a sure solution, there are other ways to cope.

  • August 20, 2012

    How to dodge daycare germs

    Avoiding germs at daycare may be impossible. But there are things you can do to help keep your children healthy.

  • August 14, 2012

    How to handle your child’s peanut allergy

    With new food products and increased awareness, parents have more tools than ever to prevent and treat an allergic child’s encounter with peanuts.

  • May 29, 2012

    Home renovation health safety tips

    Pondering a big home renovation project? Here’s how to keep your family safe from possible health hazards.

  • April 10, 2012

    How to help prevent age-related eye diseases

    As you age, your chances of developing macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts and retinal detachment increase. But new treatments can help.

  • January 31, 2012

    Heading off diabetes

    Don’t become one of the millions of Canadians with type 2 diabetes. A few simple steps can help reduce your risk.